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Seung-Jin Lee

Assistant Professor of Sustainability and Mechanical Engineering, U-M Flint

Seung Jin Lee is an Assistant Professor of Sustainability and Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Earth and Resource Science and Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Physics at the University of Michigan-Flint. He was formerly an Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Risk Management Research Lab (NRMRL), Sustainable Technology Division (STD), in Cincinnati, Ohio. His research focuses on the life cycle sustainability of emerging technologies, such as biofuels, green buildings, and consumer products. His tools of research include life cycle assessment (LCA), industrial ecology, material flow analysis, energy efficiency, market diffusion models, reuse and recycling, and sustainable development.

He received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington in 2011 under the advisement of Dr. Joyce Cooper. He has an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University.

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